Software Engineering Manager – Data and Discovery


Dublin, IE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/19/2021
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  • Company Address: 600 W. Chicago Avenue Suite 400, Chicago, IL, 60654

About Groupon

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime.

Job Description

Groupon is hiring an engineering manager to lead our global Data and Discovery Tools  team. This is an opportunity to drive a number of major engineering initiatives and work with leading edge technologies.  You will lead a team of engineers, with scope for growth, and will collaborate with engineering teams in the US, Dublin and Bangalore.

You will be responsible for developing our next generation of Data Platform Tools which are used globally. 

We have a service-oriented architecture and the team works on a wide range of technologies, including data-processing with Spark, microservices in Java and internal customer facing web applications using node.js, vue.js and react.js.

As a global company that works with both local businesses and consumers, Groupon has a wealth of data, which is stored and processed on our ever-evolving data platform. As a member of our team you will lead the design, implementation, and operational support of internal systems that span both business and engineering departments.  If you’re

ready to take more ownership of your roadmap and career, you’re ready to be part of Groupon.


  • Mentor, lead and motivate your team of engineers

  • Continuously review and improve the team’s development process

  • Collaborate with other senior engineering/operations leaders to deliver complex cross-team solutions

  • Deliver high quality services which meet the needs of our internal customers

  • Provide strategy and direction for the team, based on your knowledge of business and technical needs

  • Manage sprint and roadmap planning activities with the team

  • Drive the technical architecture of the team’s services

  • Source and hire top new talent for the team

  • Contribute to and champion Groupon’s engineering culture 


  • At least 2 years supervisory experience and proven success in managing global technical teams in a fast-paced, dynamic customer-facing software business

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science

  • Proven track record of designing and delivering large-scale, highly available, low latency, high quality systems and software products across the complete product lifecycle

  • Ability to manage complex projects, with significant bottom-line impact

  • Knowledge of industry best practices for software development, mentoring and leadership of diverse IT professionals

  • Deep technical expertise with Java, one dynamic scripting language (e.g. Ruby, Python, Perl), web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript) and database technologies (SQL and NoSQL)

  • Strong technical design skills with an ability to build consensus among a team of high-performers

Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us. 


Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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